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Michael Miller
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Re: Books published by members

Post by Michael Miller » 22 Jul 2019 22:48

I obviously did not read this as-yet unpublished book. However, the claims made by the authors as to Kammler's alleged survival and postwar utilization by the Allies strike me as fantastical and contrary to eyewitness testimony as recounted in Andreas Schulz & Dr. Dieter Zinke, Die Generale der Waffen-SS und der Polizei, Band 2.

Forum member steve248, a skilled and accomplished researcher, writes:

"No doubt another speculative 2+2 = 35.
I wonder whether the authors have answered the question 'what did he have to offer?'
Because the answer is not very much
Kammler was a management specialist. He dealt in architectural questions at WVHA including the building specifications for the Auschwitz crematorium building that included the gas chambers in 1942. In 1944 made responsible for the V-2 missile firings and in 1945, added jet fighter production to his list of jobs trying to mesh men and materiel. A forlorn task in 1945 because Germany did not have the fuel to allow flight operations.
And why would Kammler be treated any different to Speer who was also doing as similar job in Germany industry. Speer was widely interrogated before being released for trial."
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Re: Books published by members

Post by history1 » 23 Jul 2019 08:02

Thanks so far for your response. Thought mabye you got your hands on the unprinted version, what´s not impossible. Appreciate the addiotional info as I wasn´t aware of this thread.
Can only agree that lurid headlines are often the reason that something get sold.

Regards,
Roman

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